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NBC
Jul 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives, is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone hacking case. the former editor, neil wallis, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallis in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: even with the head of police preparing to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm here in the uk, who resigned herself o
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today, it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm here in the uk, who resigned herself on friday. it was just a week ago that murdoch flew to london and stood by her side, all smiles. brooks had a meteoric rise at the company, becoming editor of "news of the world" when she was only 32. it was in 2002, with brooks at the paper's helm, that "news of the world" reporters allegedly hacked the phone of murdered teenager milly dowler. a case that shocked and infuriated this country. brooks denies any knowledge of phone hacking and has apologized. restoring confidence in news corp may be difficult. something the company admitted in a second full-page ad in british papers this weekend. "apologizing for our mistakes and fixing them are only first steps," the statement says. "it may take some time for us to rebuild trust." >> and that was nbc's stephanie gosk reporting. and rupert murdoch and his son james will face tough questioning in parliament tomorrow. rebekah brooks is scheduled to appear, as well, but her spokes
FOX
Jul 14, 2011 10:00pm EDT
is critically hurt. >>> also in bowie, two arrests and a deadly home invasion. john hatson and craig brooks posed at pep co-workers to get inside a home on living ton endeavor drive yesterday. -- livingstone endeavour drive yesterday. >> we want to remind residents that pepco typically do not send their workers door to door. so if you are unsure if a pepco employee is at your door, call their customer service line. >> police caught one suspect shortly after the shooting and arrested the other this morning. >>> new tonight we are hearing from a mother who was taken for a wild ride on the beltway. it ended with a mother and her young child rolling out of the car trying to get to safety. this is an incredible story and fox 5's wisdom martin has been following this today. >> it is incredible you consider this 24-year-old mother had left her baby inside that black lexus to come inside the store when the suspect jumped in. tonight she talked about her bold decision to bail out of the car right on the beltway. >> he was going like 110 at that point, so i'm thinking if he's going 110 and he hits an
CBS
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls total lies about his media empire. he told one of his own papers, the "wall street journal" that news corps bo
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm PDT
with brooke baldwin. you got to see the launch? >> i did. this is a moment in history. we're going to remember it together, and about now the space shuttle atlantis is climbing. it's about 200 miles up in orbit chasing the international space station before it docks there early sunday morning. if you were under a rock, i don't know, if you weren't watching television this morning, we're going to replay that major moment, the moment in history, the launch. it happened just about three miles over my shoulder from launch pad 39-a. it was amazing. quite a suspense ful morning, though. we'll have that. also you're going to meet a woman as i was in the midst of thousands of spectators this morning. she was wiping away tears, talking to me about the patriotism and the poig in answer -- poignance of this last space shuttle launch. and who knows how they will next get into space. back to you. >> so this is exciting for you. >> 20 years ago. it was amazing. it was amazing. >> we'll rejoin you in just a couple minutes. thank you. >>> the other news today not so great. job gains slowed to a crawl last mon
MSNBC
Jul 15, 2011 5:30am EDT
confirming that rebekah brooks, the woman in the middle of the picture there, has resigned as ceo of the company in the wake of the newspaper hacking case involving the now defunct "news of the world" tabloid. she had been heading the british arm of rupe mert murdoch's news corp media division. this comes as murdoch makes his first comments on the scandal, sparking investigations on both sides of the atlantic. speaking the the "wall street journal" which is owned by news corp, murdoch says his company handled the crisis, quote, extremely well in every possible way, making just minor mistakes. that's the word of rupert murdoch. he also confirmed he and his son james will appear before a british parliament committee next week to discuss the scandal after initially refusing that request. news corp also said he's hired a top criminal defense attorney. back in the u.s., the fbi launching an investigation into allegations that news corp sought to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. again, the breaking news this morning, rebekah brooks, rupert murdoch's most senior newspaper
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:00am EDT
to the bank. >>. the growing scandal that threatens to sink a media empire. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had n
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
$5,000 bond. >>> police arrested these two men, and john huston, and craig brooks -- john haston and craig brooks. they are held without bond tonight charged with murder. >>> the problems for news corp. have grown to the united states. the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this is one week after news corp. shut down "news of the world." they may have happened to phone records of british crime victims and even those of gordon brown. >>> let's look tennessee how -- let's look and see if this comfortable summer will last. >> it is not coming to an end. it is perfect weather. we made it up to 85 degrees. outside, it is a wonderful 74 degrees. that is not all. it is nice low humidity. the next time we will see something like this will be a while. i will show you more and what is coming up for the weekend. >>> coming up, casey anthony is set to leave prison this sunday. but she is facing a new serious legal battle. >>> protests outside of the movie theater -- we will tell you why teenagers are at the center o
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
, everyone. i'm kyra phillips. rebecca brooks arrested in the phone hacking and bribery investigation. > >>> assassins kill a key adviser to afghan president karzai. >>> nelson mandela, turning 93. south africans pay tribute to their former president by performing at least 67 minutes of volunteering, one minute for each year mandela spent fighting for freedom in south africa. >>> 15 days from now, your dollar may be worth less, your loans could cost more. that is, if the government runs out of money and is unable to pay its bills. with a major breakthrough increasingly out of reach, lawmakers are showing more interest in a fallback plan. the compromised measure would allow the president to raise a debt ceiling and avert crisis. a vote on that could happen this week. the fallback plan would likely pass the democrat-controlled senate but face a bigger challenge in the house where republicans hold the majority. let's get the latest with brianna keilar. are we any closer to a deal? >> on a deficit reduction plan, kyra, it doesn't appear so. no announced meetings between the white house an
KRON
Jul 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
news of the world editor rebecca brooks was arrested today and being questioned by the police in london. she resigned from her powerful post on friday. we're in london with the latest. >> police confirmed to cnn earlier this afternoon that a woman was arrested in connection with the two investigations, one on the phone hacking allegation and the other on alleged payments to police by reporters in exchange for information. now, a spokesperson for rebecca brooks confirmed that in fact the former news of the world editor was arrested when she attended a police appointed earlier this afternoon. now the question arises about the timing of this arrest. it comes just before becker brooks was due to appear in parliament at a hearing on tuesday where she was supposed to be answering lawmakers' questions on just how widespread the phone hacking scandal was and how much she personally knew about the allegations. she has consistently denied knowing anything about the phone hacking allegations but now the questions by lawmakers may be restricted because they are prevented from prejudicing an ongoin
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up. one into phone hacking at murdoch papers and the other into alleged police corruption, both are making serious waves. >> palace, secretary, the mayor on my intention to resign as commissioner of metropolitan service. >> reporter: sir paul stephenson stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that murdoch newspaper editor, since arrested in the hacking scandal, was hired as a pr consultantd to the police. in just 24 hours from now, rupert murdoch himself, his son, james, will be grilled by parliamentarians and will be asked about what they did or did not know about dirty tricks regarding their newspapers. all will be watching, as well as investors around the world. >> he is the man that investors have followed to the ends of the earth. he is the man whose judg
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 2:00pm EDT
a murder victim. rebec rebekah brooks has been een resd as of this weekend, and we will see what is going to happen here with rupert murdoch and his son james tomorrow? >> well, that is certainly, that is the big question. and rupert murdoch and his son james, and rebekah brooks, who are appearing before the select committee have to be so careful, and so careful in fact, that rupert murdoch's biographers saying he is in rehearsals and being coached by aides and he is walking a fine line, because on one hand, he is under oath, and so like he and his son and rebekah brooks, they can't lie. if they do lie, it is a crime. so they have to be careful what they say. they can't mislead this group, but at the same time, they don't want to give too much away either, because this is such a reprehensible difficult and negative story that any facts on how to what extent the criminality of how far it went up the ladder at any of the companies as the facts come out, it could well, we could well see a drop from the bottom just out of news corporation. today, already, tamron, we saw a 5% jump in news corp
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am PDT
, rebekah brooks. she was arrested by police today in connection with conspiracy, conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption. rebekah brooks resigned her post friday as the chief executive of news international. representative for brooks told me that she had a prearranged appointment. a meating with police today -- meeting with police today but was surprised when she was arrested. her spokesman went on to say she had been advised she was not on the police's radar screen in connection with the investigation. she had been offering since january to be questioned by police but was told it wouldn't be necessary. they are supposed to testify to a committee on tuesday, a committee she testified in 2003 where she did admit giving police money for information. >> for information in the past. >> it's not clear whether or not brooks will show up at the committee meeting on tuesd tuesday. it cost two top executives, brooks and les hinton, the ceo of dow jones resigning on friday. the 168-year-old news of the world tabloid closed down last week and news corp dropped the bid to buybskyb. mur
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 11:30am PDT
for investigation on potentially news worthy stories. on friday, rebecca brooks, the chief executive of newscorp's newspaper unit, news international which publishes the times and the sun, resigned, saying, as chief executive of the company i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we've hurt and sorry for what we now know to have taken place. newscorp is the parents company of fox news channel. the chase involving the 13-year-old girl that got the investigation rolling or people steamed. >> i agree, it was outrageous p and the way you detailed it there, the family had false hope. whatever criminality might be there, it's incredibly immoral and the people who did it shouldn't be called journalists. >> jon: there's a full page apology from rupert murdoch, reading we are sorry and the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, it failed when it comes to itself. we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing that occurred, we are deeply sorry for the hurt suffered-- . >> this is the latest case of piling on since the last rugby came. the left has been out to get newscor
KBCW
Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
in this widening case. rebecca brooks willingly made an appointment to go to the police station today to answer questions. when she arrived she was arrested. >> it will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry. >> reporter: brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> this morning i informed the palace and secretary and mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned. not because is he personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neil wallace was hired as a p.r. consultant to the police. he has since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s. les hinton publisher of the wall street journal resigned on friday. he may face further questions what he knew as a top murdock executive in britain in 2007. and then there are the murdocks themselves. rupert, the tycoon head of news corp., the world's largest media co
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
stunning developments: rebekah brooks, the former editor, was arrested, and the head of london's police force resigned. elizabeth palmer has the latest. >> reporter: she willingly went to answer questions, and when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery at the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise. but this was a shock. >> this afternoon i informed the palace, the secretary, and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of public service. >> reporter: the head of london's police force resigned, not because police personally suspected him of wrongdoing, but it was on his watch that the former "news of the world," editor neal wallis, was hired as a consultant to the police and arrested in connection with it. when this exploded two weeks ago, nobody dreamed how many powerful people will be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton resigned on friday. he may face questions about what he knew as a top murdoch executive in britain in 2007. then there are the
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks resigned friday as head of murdoch's british newspapers. thought to be a political an social insider brooks dined with the prime minister at christmas. the head of london's police force also resigned today. it was on his watch that a former news of the world editor arrested last week was hired as a p.r. consultant to the force. >>> well, inspiration that hit in 2001 still going strong. meet the man behind a cross- country tribute being launched tomorrow. the resources he has and doesn't have on the eve of his trip. >>> marines aren't born, they are made, and for the first time they will be made by a woman. meet the new general in charge of the so-called marine factory. >>> well, you can expect a cloudy start to your workweek all due to a low pressure system that just won't budget. i've got the detailed forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but a young man who came here from the midwest has much grander plans. mark sayre is in san francisco at the starting po >>> many of us ride our bikes
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
resigned. rebecca brookes oversaw news of the world. brookes says she's leaving because staying put would put the company at risk. here in the u.s., news corp owns the fox network and the wall street journal. >>> an emergency meet willing be held today in a civil defamation suit. anthony falsely told police the little girl was a nanny with the same name. gonzalez is asking the court to force anthony to be questioned. anthony will not attend today's hearing. >>> for thousands of devoted harry potter fans this morning the end of an era. it turned out in full wizardry galea for the midnight premier of the eighth and final harry potter movie. the first book was published in england back in 1997. that spawned a worldwide phenomenon that capture and influenced the generation that grew up with harry, ron, and hermione. >> the mug l world is out there and we are the wizards. >> there is a lot of themes in the book about friendship and love and good verses evil. >> fandago reports more than 6,000 theaters sold out. >>> family and friends of michelle le will launch another search today for the miss
CNN
Jul 18, 2011 2:00am PDT
keep coming and the scope keeps widening. rebekah brooks arrested. the woman once headed up his british papers, she's out on bail. headline two, the head of scotland yard resigns. sir paul stevenson is quitting over criticism how he handled the saga. >> as commissioner i carry ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight i wish we had sunlged matters involve this affair differently. i didn't and that's that. >>> brace for an explosive few days ahead. ra beck that brooks, rupert murdock and his son are scheduled to be questioned by british lawmakers tuesday. >>> 15 seconds of news from canada. classic rockers chief trick got a scare as their stage collapsed at the ottawa blues fest. the stage blew over in severe weather. that's where we snagged these pictures. check out the stage before. and after. it's barely recognizable. good news, no serious injuries. >>> you hear the words grope and airport and junk-touching security checkpoint horror stories pop to mind. there's a twist. phoenix police arrested a would-be passenger, a 61-year-old woman shown here fo
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 3:05am PDT
emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions that are certain to be asked on tuesday when brooks, her boss rupert murdoch, and james murdococ son and heir, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested it's not clear that she will appear, and if she does, that she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that the people at the s
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
sleepworld. >>> welcome back. it's 5:42. the bbc says rebecca brooks will testify tomorrow in front of a british parliamentary scandal and lawmakers are expected to grill rupert murdoch. the phone scandal has led to another arrest. london's police chief quit over his links to news of the world scandal. she was released on bail after spending 12 hours in police custody. >> brooks.... >> there is no way a reporter can come in with a kind of salacious page 1 story without an editor saying, who is your source? >> brooks is the tenth person to be arrested. papers are accused of hacking the cellphones of some 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> a new study suggests that when you are riding in car kids are safer riding in grandpa than with their parents. 50% less likely to be injured when grand parents are driving. researchers say they believe older drivers may drive more cautiously than parents do when the grandchildren are on board. >>> gold surges to a new record high. bloomberg business report is coming up. >> $50 investment that could get you a great deal on a bay area home. >>> extr
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
's news international has been arrested. elizabeth palmer rorz. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned, not because he's personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former "news of the editor" neil wallace as hired as a pr consultant to the police. he's since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s., les hinton, head of dow jones and publisher of the "wall street journal" resigned on friday. he may face further questions about what h
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
police jeff announces he is stepping down. >> rebecca brooks was arrested today. she is a former editor of the paper and was chief executive of news international, a british wing of rupert murdoch's. a woman had been arrested and was being questioned on corruption, which we learn to be rebecca brooks. brooks has said she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in was a pre arranged appointment. the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. this comes on a day when there were awful-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a ga
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
powerful high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebekah brooks, the former murdock editor and british ceo, has now been bailed of a her ter arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now gearing up one into phone hacking at murdock papers and the other into alleged police corruption. both are making serious waves. >> i have informed the palace, home secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner. >> reporter: sir paul stevenson, the chief of london's 30,000 strong police force, stepped down yesterday. not because he personally did anything wrong, but it was on his watch that a murdock newspaper editor since arrested in the hacking scandal was hired as a pr consultant to the police. in just 24 hours from now rupert murdock himself and his son, james and executive and the family media empire will be grilled by parliamentarians and asked what they did or did not know about dirty tricks of their papers. all of britain will be watching and so will investors around t
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 8:00am PDT
in the material seized by u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s by bin laden's capture. >>> brooks has denied she new reporters were hacking phones of celebrities, politicians and crime victims. in a statement today brooks says i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. i want to reiterate how sorry i am for what we now know to have taken place. rebecca brooks along with rupert murdoch and his son james are all to appear before the parliament to testify next week. >>> the bureau is checking claims that murdoch's british newspapers were trying to get into the voicemails of the victims of 9/11. >> it's not any of their business. they can ask and if we want to tell we can tell, but they cannot just trample on the law. they should be held accountable. >>> casey anthony is a free woman on sunday. we will look at what life will look like for her after jail. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can pr
CNN
Jul 17, 2011 2:00pm PDT
and the police can get on with doing their work. >> meantime, atika, murdoch executive rebekah brooks, she still is being questioned at this hour after more than seven hours at the police department? >> she is. it's now gone late into the evening here. it's about almost 10:00 at night. and, you know, the thing is, she went in this morning because she had an appointment to talk with police investigators. but her spokesperson tells us she did not expect to be arrested when she walked in the door. but that's exactly what happened. she's now been there late into the night answering questions. we're still waiting for word. of course, this is going to have an impact on her hearing on tuesday. she was supposed to be grilled by lawmakers. it's not clear now if she gets released exactly if she will actually be able to attend that hearing. >> and still scheduled to answer questions before parliament would be rupert murdoch and his son, james murdoch, as well, right? >> that's right. they're supposed to be alongside her. there's really only so much all three of them can say as this police investigation is
NBC
Jul 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
. it's a bombshell. the woman at the center of the phone-hacking scandal, rebekah brooks, former editor for "news of the world," has been arrested in connection with the explosive case that has engulfed rupert murdoch's media empire. we'll have a live report from london. >>> and scorched earth. our sizzling summer brings new record highs across the country with temperatures soaring above 100. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. today's sunday, july 17, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's l
MSNBC
Jul 17, 2011 10:00am EDT
that far. but earlier today rebekah brooks was arrested in connection with the "news of the world" investigation. brooks is of course the former editor of the paper. and until friday she was the chief executive of news international, which is a british wing of murdoch's newscorp. now, police initially announced just a few hours ago that a 43-year-old woman had been arrested, being questioned on suspicion of conspiring into thear september communications and suspicion of corruption who we learned related to rebekah broo brooks. those related to phone hacking and bribes. she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in what was a prearranged appointment. it does not seem, however -- it does seem, rather, that the arrest came as a bit of a surprise to her. now, her arrest comes today when news international had given another full-page apology in british newspapers here, stating that they would fully cooperate with the police and that there was nowhere to hide those who had done any misdoings. this comes just two days before rebekah brooks and rupert murdoch
ABC
Jul 16, 2011 11:35pm EDT
, it is controlled. rebecca brooks the head of his newspaper business and hinton, his right hand man in the u.s., worked in london at the time of the phone hacking. on sunday, rupert murdoch and his son james will be called into a very public hearing in front of the british parliamentary. >> what they ought to be concerned about is whether the american public gets engaged. if that happens then you will start writing obituaries. -- writing news corp. obituaries. >> this is not about the uk news scandal and more. this strikes at the heart of the media empire. >> the independent committee which oversees the editorial integrity of the wall street journal, which is also owned by murdoch, says it sees no evidence of wrongdoing at the journal or at its parent company dow jones. >>> he will work case special counsel at the d.c. firm. people -- he will be working on malpractice cases. >>> montgomery county is considering issuing a curfew for young people. >> ask parents whether montgomery county needs a curfew. >> they should have a curfew. kids get crazy after some time. >> they are vulnerable and th
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >> rebekah brooks was rupert murdoch's protege and he considered her his other daughter. on sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the "news of the world." she was arrested. she has maintained all along she knew nothing of the alleged illegal activity by her reporters that they hacked into telephones of 4000 people. >> there's no way a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious stories that the paper was running without an editor saying how did you get the story? >> later in the day another bombshell, the head of scotland yard resigned. he said that he had no involvement in his fourth's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by the journalists, or the alleged bribery of police officers by reporters. >> i have no knowledge of the extent of this dreadful practice. >> on tuesday rupert murdoch and his son james will appear before a committee of the british house of commons. the business world watches as the scandal threatens rupert murdoch's global media empire, which includes fox news and the w
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 3:00am PDT
, rebekah brooks has resigned. >> the question is, does this mean that the walls are crumbling at news corp. it's too early to say, bulls this is a crack in the wall. she was a protege of rupert murdock, rose through the ranks, the ceo. lately, certainly have been seeing her by his side with the flowing red hair. for her to announce she is resigning is certainly big news. in fact, she even said, in her resignation letter, feels a deep responsibility as she puts it, quote, for the people we have hurt and wants to say how sorry i am for what we now know has taken place. >> interesting to hear that kind of language. really kind of resisting we did something really wrong and her resignation letter says that. >> pushing back, too. we now know. >> we didn't know before, she says. then we have that and the fact that justice department here in the united states, is getting involved in this scandal. we're hearing that the fbi is now involved. >> they are involved. and overnight, we are learning from the u.s. attorney general himself, eric holder, he told reporters in australia that, in fact, yes, th
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 1:00am PDT
, rebecca brooks under incredible pressure. he's now chief executive of the parent company, news international. and maintains she knew nothing about phone hacking. rupe rupert murdoch is her ultimate boss. his news corporation is trying to take over broadcaster bib. there are claims that deal has been stopped. and in parliament, allegations there was a cover-up of the hacking. and that goes right to the top of the company, including rupert murdoch's son. >> mr. james murdoch is the chairman. it is clear now that he personally, without board approval, authorized money to be paid by his company to silence people who had been hacked. and to cover-up criminal behavior in his organization. this is nothing short of an attempt to pervert the course of justice. >> reporter: murdoch's news international denies any cover-up. and in a statement, it says, it welcomes the call for a public inquiry. the atmosphere down here at westminster can only be described as febrile. rebecca brooks remains in her post. but her friendships with the likes of tony blair and david cameron is on the real strai
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